Function Overview :
BlackRock’s Multi-Asset Strategies & Solutions (MASS) group provides investment strategies and solutions that employ sophisticated asset allocation, rigorous risk management, and extensive research to deliver specific outcomes tailored to client needs.
MASS includes specialized capabilities in areas of tactical asset allocation, factor-based strategies, income funds, target date and target risk strategies, as well as customized solutions through state-of-the-art portfolio construction and asset allocation methodologies to optimally assemble portfolios using index, factor and alpha sources to effectively deliver client-specific investment outcomes.
Our team of over 300 multi-asset investment professionals manages a range of pooled vehicles, model portfolios, and customized mandates for a diversified client base.
Currently, MASS manages over $500 billion in assets and has a strong presence in San Francisco, New York, Princeton, London and throughout Asia Pacific.
MASS is committed to attracting, developing and retaining a diverse and inclusive workforce regardless of race, national origin, gender identity / expression, sexual orientation, age, disability, marriage or civil partnership, or religion or belief.
We are passionate about constructing and promoting an environment where all employees are valued and respected. Consistent with our diverse client base, we recognize the benefit that teams with multifaceted strengths bring to the success of our business.
APAC MASS is seeking to expand its Hong Kong team by hiring an Associate to support the development of our growing Institutional Strategies & Solutions business in the AxJ region, with a focus on delivering multi-asset investment solutions for institutional clients, including pensions (public and private), financial institutions, foundations & endowments, sovereign wealth funds, and other money owners.
The candidate will work with Portfolio Managers and Client CIOs in the design and implementation of investment strategies, including total return, absolute return and outcome-oriented strategies.
In particular, he / she will assist in : (i) exploring and understanding client’s investment goals and aspirations, (ii) crafting potential solutions using BlackRock’s analytical toolset and market views and (iii) reporting / communicating the results back to clients.
Once the target strategy is agreed the individual will help facilitate the implementation of the investment strategy as well as providing ongoing technical client support.
During all parts of the process, this candidate joining our MASS team will work closely with internal partners and will play an active role in new business solicitations, including responsibility for written RFP responses and commercial proposals and close collaboration with our Legal team on client contracting.
Interested new joiners should have an excellent understanding of multi-asset investing, risk management concepts, and have strong communication and interpersonal skills.
Additionally, they should have working understanding of the Asia institutional market and some experience of explaining detailed concepts to third parties, including clients that may not have deep financial experience or familiarity.
As a member of the Multi-Asset Strategies & Solutions team, the new team member will be responsible for assisting and driving the following key aspects of our institutional solutions efforts :
Required Skills & Experience
Preferred Skills & Experience
BlackRock’s purpose is to help more and more people experience financial well-being. As a fiduciary to investors and a leading provider of financial technology, our clients turn to us for the solutions they need when planning for their most important goals.
As of June 30, 2020, the firm managed approximately $7.32 trillion in assets on behalf of investors worldwide.